The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 120 105 129
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Permanent jobs citing CISM 12 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.61% 0.77% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% 2.93% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 7
Average salary £58,750 £50,000 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,500 £63,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +8.42%
CISM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
468 409 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.93% 26.20% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 357 329 486
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISM across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CISM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISM across the Cheshire region.

CISM Salary Trend in Cheshire

CISM
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISM across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

CISM Salary Histogram in Cheshire

CISM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 3 £42,500 -
Warrington - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
CISM
North West

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing CISM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISM.

1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
2 12 (63.16%) Information Security
3 11 (57.89%) Risk Management
4 9 (47.37%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
5 7 (36.84%) CISA
6 6 (31.58%) Banking
7 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
7 5 (26.32%) SIEM
8 4 (21.05%) UNIX
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) CESG
8 4 (21.05%) Network Security
8 4 (21.05%) RMADS
8 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Information Assurance
9 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
9 3 (15.79%) Nessus
9 3 (15.79%) Sourcefire
9 3 (15.79%) ISEB
9 3 (15.79%) Websense
9 3 (15.79%) SLA
9 3 (15.79%) Splunk
10 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 2 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
10 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (10.53%) AIX
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing CISM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Information Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Risk Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Information Risk Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Security Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Information Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Information Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) CESG
2 4 (21.05%) RMADS
3 2 (10.53%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (10.53%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) Risk Management
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) SIEM
4 4 (21.05%) Information Assurance
5 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.53%) ISMS
6 2 (10.53%) IT Governance
6 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Network Management
7 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
2 7 (36.84%) CISA
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) ISEB
5 2 (10.53%) SSCP
5 2 (10.53%) CEH
5 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) SLA
3 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Sourcefire
1 3 (15.79%) Websense
1 3 (15.79%) Splunk
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco